Synonyms for nigh

Synonyms for (adjective) nigh

Synonyms: near, nigh, close

Definition: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

Usage: near neighbors; in the near future; they are near equals; his nearest approach to success; a very near thing; a near hit by the bomb; she was near tears; she was close to tears; had a close call

Similar words: adjacent

Definition: near or close to but not necessarily touching

Usage: lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities


Similar words: nearby

Definition: close at hand

Usage: the nearby towns; concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus


Similar words: warm

Definition: of a seeker; near to the object sought

Usage: you're getting warm; hot on the trail


Similar words: hot

Definition: of a seeker; very near to the object sought

Usage: you are hot


Synonyms: near, nigh

Definition: being on the left side

Usage: the near or nigh horse is the one on the left; the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

Similar words: left

Definition: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

Usage: my left hand; left center field; the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream